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This collection contains manuscripts from OPenn:  https://openn.library.upenn.edu/ . OPenn has complete sets of high-resolution archival images of over 10,000 unique documents from the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and dozens of contributing institutions, along with machine-readable descriptive and technical metadata.
Topics: manuscripts, medieval manuscripts, renaissance manuscripts
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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The Manuscripts of the Muslim World project collection includes digital editions of manuscripts Islamicate world broadly construed. Together these holdings represent in great breadth the flourishing intellectual and cultural heritage of Muslim lands from 1000 to 1900, covering mathematics, astrology, history, law, literature, as well as the Qur'an and Hadith. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts in Arabic and Persian, along with examples of Coptic, Samaritan, Syriac, Turkish, and...
Topics: Manuscripts, Islam, Arabic, Persian
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
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464
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103,622
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Medieval Manuscripts from Philadelphia-area institutions, digitized as part of the CLIR-funded Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis Project
Topics: medieval, medieval manuscripts
Pennsylvania Germans
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Penn Graduate Program In Historical Preservation
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559,856
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Philadelphia Municipal Documents
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209
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192,410
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Fairman Rogers Collection
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150
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205,843
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Suspended publication Apr. 1913- Aug. 1914
Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch
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Realty Trust Review/Realty Stock Review was a semi-monthly (monthly from March 1970-June 1971) periodical created to provide company and industry analysis and investment advice to investors in shares of real estate investment trusts (REITs), a new asset class unfamiliar to stock market investors in the 1970s and 1980s. Published and copyrighted by Audit Investments, Inc. (previously Audit Investment Research, Inc. and Audit Publications, Inc.) a New Jersey corporation owned by Kenneth D....
Topics: Real Estate, Investing, REIT
Pennsylvania Germans
by Pennsylvania-German Society
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Some vols. issued without set numbering and/or title
Topic: Pennsylvania Dutch
Judaica America
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45,041
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Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Damīrī, Bahrām ibn ʻAbd Allāh, 1333 or 1334-1402 or 1403 دميري، بهرام بن عبد الله،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 27 v.1. 1570. Commentary on the Mukhtaṣar of Shaykh Khalīl. This copy is very neatly written in 4 volumes in the same hand; fairly extensive worm damage though mostly confined to the margins; approximately 30 leaves missing from the beginning of volume 3, according to the earlier foliation. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Malikites--Early works to 1800, Islamic law, Malikites,...
Topics: Swiss, Germans, Mennonites
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Jurjānī, Ismāʻīl ibn Ḥasan, 1042 or 1043-1136 or 1137 جرجاني، اسماعيل بن حسن،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 189. Persia?, 1300. Medical encyclopedia in 9 books, with discussions of physiology, anatomy, pathology, diagnosis, fevers, specific diseases, surgery, fractures, poisons, and antidotes. Includes indexes, although some leaves are missing. Most leaves re-margined with pink paper; a few leaves have original margins and extensive marginal notes or commentary (f. 255v-261r). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Medicine, Persian--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Persian, Manuscripts, 14th century,...
OPenn
by Mellarinus, Johannes
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 424. Bologna, 1500. Extensive collection of medical texts compiled in 1500-1501 during medical studies in Bologna. Contents include copies of texts in the medical curriculum, the most substantial being al-Rāzī's Nonus Almansoris and Avicenna's Canon, and at least one, Paolo Bagellardo's Libellus de egritudinibus infancium, copied from a printed edition. Lists of prescriptions dated 1477 to 1501 also present. Marginal...
Topics: Università di Bologna Codices Anthology, Medicine--Early works to 1800 Annotations 16th century,...
Pennsylvania Germans
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In Pennsylvania-German society. Proceedings and addresses ... Oct. 29, 1909, v. XX
Topic: New Hanover, Pennsylvania. Lutheran Church
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ptolemy, active 2nd century بطليموس،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 268. Spain, 1381. An extensive treatise on Aristotelian astronomy, considering the motion of the stars and planets in a spherical, geocentric universe. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astronomy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, 14th century, Manuscripts,...
Penn Graduate Program In Historical Preservation
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Thesis (M.S. in Historic Preservation) -- Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 1992
Topics: Penn theses, Historic preservation
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 40. 1750. Collection of prayers, including several based on the Āyat al-Kursī, and several others for each day of the week. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islam--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Islamic magic--Early works...
Pennsylvania Germans
by Diffenderffer, Frank Ried, 1833-1921
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In Pennsylvania-German Society. Proceedings and addresses ... 1896, v. 7, 1 p.l., p. [257]-413
Topic: Palatines in England
Pennsylvania Germans
by Pennsylvania-German Society
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Some vols. issued without set numbering and/or title
Topic: Pennsylvania Dutch
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ghamrī, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, -1499 or 1500 غمري، احمد بن محمد،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 1963. 1772. Work on alchemy. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Divination--Religious aspects--Early works to 1800, Islamic magic--Early works to 1800,...
Philadelphia Municipal Documents
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At head of title: Keystone state notables : the Philadelphian and his city
Topic: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Publisher's advertisements: p. [1] at end
Topics: Pennsylvania German dialect, Pennsylvania German dialect
Pennsylvania Germans
by Pennsylvania-German Society
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Some vols. issued without set numbering and/or title
Topic: Pennsylvania Dutch
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Special Collections, BV 56. 1924. Small notebook of invocations and talismans, some associated with the name ʻAbd Allāh al-Arḍī (p. 1, [13]). Pages are written on one side only. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Islamic magic, Talismans, Manuscripts, 20th century, Manuscripts, Arabic, Codices (bound...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Abū Maʻshar, -886 ابو معشر،
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 164. A collection of anonymous astrological and magical treatises. Also bound together with this manuscript is a lithographed copy of Kitāb fī al-tamām wa-al-kamāl by Abū Maʻshar. This book is in two parts, the first dealing with horoscopes of men and their signs the second with women. Each part has 12 sections. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Astrology--Early works to 1800, Astronomy, Arab--Early works to 1800, Islamic magic--Early works to...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Urmawī, ʻAbd al-Muʼmin ibn Yūsuf, approximately 1216-1294 ارموي، عبد المؤمن بن يوسف،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 295. Iran?, 1412. Composite manuscripts with two works. The first is a Persian translation of al-Urmawī's treatise the theory of music, including division of frets, ratio of intervals, consonance and dissonance, cycles, rhythmic and melodic modes, and the 5-string oud or lute (f. 1v-38v). The second is a short, anonymous work on the science of letters (ʻilm al-ḥurūf) (f. 41r-61v). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Music--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Persian, Music theory--Arab countries--Early works to 1800...
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
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Pennsylvania Germans
by German American Historical Society, Philadelphia; Union of Old German Students in America, New York; National German American Alliance, Philadelphia; Deutsche Pionier-Verein, Philadelphia
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"Devoted to the comparative study of the historical, literary, linguistic, educational and commercial relations of Germany and America."
Topics: Germans, Literature, Comparative, Literature, Comparative, German-American literature
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos ديسقوريدس
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Oversize LJS 278. Deccan, India, 1595. Illustrated herbal with detailed descriptions of the physical appearance and the medicinal effect of many plants, as well as some trees, minerals, and substances derived from animals. The manuscript is not complete: it comprises text and illustrations from parts of Chapter 1, substantial parts of Chapters 2-4, and parts of Chapter 5. Many leaves have extensive repairs at the edges or...
Topics: Materia medica--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Persian, Botany, Medical--Early works to 1800...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Mayyārah, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 1590 or 1591-1661 or 1662 ميارة، محمد بن أحمد،
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Coll. 960 Item 15. 1692. Treatise on Islamic law. The manuscript has been collated with another version of the text. Added notes on medicine and magic on flyleaves and inside covers. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Malikites--Early works to 1800, Treatises, Manuscripts,...
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 409. 1600. Two brief alchemical works written by a father for his son. Encoded alphabets are used occasionally in the manuscript, and a key is included (f. 3r). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Islamic magic--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 459. Mosul?, Iraq, 1193. Early copy of the long form of this popular treatise presented as a letter from Aristotle to Alexander the Great on statecraft, astronomy, astrology, magic, and medicine. The ending of the manuscript is missing; the text breaks off during a discussion of magical alphabets. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Education of princes--Early works to 1800 Codices, Kings and rulers--Duties--Early works to 1800...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Ḥalabī, Ibrāhīm ibn Muḥammad, -1549 or 1550 حلبي، ابراهيم بن محمد،
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 285. 1731. Copy of a compendium of Ḥanafī law. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Islamic law--Early works to 1800, Hanafites--Early works to 1800, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts,...
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Special Collections
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Lehigh University, Special Collections, Lehigh Codex 10. Naples, Italy, Second half 15th century. This late fifteenth-century manuscript, written on paper, contains a compilation of alchemical texts assembled and copied by Arnold of Brussels. For the most part, it was made in Naples between 1472 and 1490, as often noted at the end of works (for example, fols. 149r, 182v, 196v). A group of works in the middle of the volume appear to be in a different, possibly German, hand (fols. 79-101). As...
Topics: Alchemy, 15th century, Italy
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 1898. 1767. Work on divination of events and people; includes divination by letters, horoscopes, time keeping, planetary movements, etc. The work references 40 other books on similar topics at the beginning and lists their authors (f. 9v-15r); also contains several illustrations and numerous tables. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Divination--Early works to 1800, Islamic magic--Early works to 1800, Codices, Diagrams, Tables...
In v. 16 of Pennsylvania-German Society. Proceedings and addresses, 1905
Topics: Indentured servants, Apprentices, Redemptioners
Pennsylvania Germans
by Pennsylvania-German Society
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Some vols. issued without set numbering and/or title
Topic: Pennsylvania Dutch
Title from cover
Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch
Title in Hebrew at head of title
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 28. Paris, France, Mid- 13th century. This compact Parisian bible contains the letter and prologue of Saint Jerome, the Latin text of the Vulgate, and an alphabetical list of Hebrew names with their interpretations. The final folio contains notes and finding aids in an early hand. The book was produced in the mid-thirteenth century. It is decorated with seven historiated initials (Saint Jerome, fol. 1r; the Seven Days of Creation, fol. 5r; Solomon Teaching,...
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Topics: 13th century, French, France
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Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch, genealogy
In Pennsylvania-German Society. Proceedings and addresses, v. 23 , suppl.; bound with v.23
Topics: Folklore, Folklore, Germanic, Pennsylvania German dialect, Germans
Pennsylvania Germans
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Pennsylvania Dutch
Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis O 168. 1816. Copy of a book about calendar systems, astrology, and fortune telling; references the Prophet Daniel as the source of much of the information. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Religious calendars, Astrology, Arab, Fortune-telling, Manuscripts, Arabic--19th century,...
Topic: Pennsylvania German dialect
OPenn
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 226. England and Spain, 1410. Collection of astrological and astronomical diagrams gathered from 3 earlier manuscripts. After a later parchment bifolium (f. 1-2, with inscription dated 1861 and 18th- or 19th-century English title) come 3 leaves from an early 15th-century English manuscript, perhaps the manuscript book dated 1410 referred to in the title on the later bifolium, possibly from the Liber juratus Honorii,...
Topics: Astrology--Early works to 1800 Codices 15th century, Astronomy--Early works to 1800 Fragments...
Pennsylvania Germans
by Richards, Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, 1848-1935
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In Pennsylvania-German Society. Proceedings and addresses ... 1905, v. 16
Topic: Hiester family
OPenn
by John, of Parma, 13th cent
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 470. Siena, 1533. Collection of medical recipes, folk remedies, charms, and spells, including a Hebrew translation of John of Parma's medical treatise, Practicella. Diagrams and notes added by later hands at the beginning of the manuscript (f. 1v-3v). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Medicine--Early works to 1800 Codices 16th century, Jewish magic--Early works to 1800 Diagrams...
Pennsylvania Germans
by Falkenstein, George N., 1859-1949
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In Pennsylvania-German Society. Proceedings and addresses ... 1899, v.10
Topic: Church of the Brethren
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
by Darlington, J. L; Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture Collection (University of Pennsylvania) PU
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"Devoted to agriculture, horticulture, and rural economy."
Topics: Agriculture, Gardening, Fruit-culture, CHR 1851-1855, PRO Sandes (autograph)(v. 2/3), PRO Okie,...
University of Pennsylvania Libraries
by Jewish Hospital Association of Philadelphia
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Title on cover: Constitution and By-Laws
Topic: Jewish Hospital Association of Philadelphia
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Riżā, Ḥasan, active 1889 رضا، حسن
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Special Collections, BV 58. 1889. Calligraphic album of a selection of aphorisms of the Prophet Muḥammad written by the calligrapher Ḥasan Riżā. The pages are heavy card with the first and last leaf as a single sheet and all other leaves as sets of two sheets adhered together with ribbon lining the edges. The paired leaves are all beginning to separate. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Quotations, Arabic, Calligraphy, Ottoman, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, 19th century,...
Frontispiece (map) wanting
Topic: National history
Pennsylvania Germans
by Jacobs, Henry Eyster, 1844-1932
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Publications of the German-Pennsylvania Society
Topics: Germans, Germans, Pennsylvania Dutch
Pennsylvania Germans
by German American Historical Society, Philadelphia; Union of Old German Students in America, New York; National German American Alliance, Philadelphia; Deutsche Pionier-Verein, Philadelphia
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"Devoted to the comparative study of the historical, literary, linguistic, educational and commercial relations of Germany and America."
Topics: Germans, Literature, Comparative, Literature, Comparative, German-American literature
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 441. Aleppo, 1562. Two works on alchemy copied together in different hands. The first, a 14th-century treatise based on the work of the 8th-century alchemist and chemist Jābir ibn Ḥayyān, copied in A.H. 970 (1562); the second, a pseudo-Platonic work on alchemy with commentary (tafsīr) attributed to Jābir ibn Ḥayyān. Some marginal notes. The first work may be missing leaves after folio 51. Penn Libraries...
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, 16th century, Manuscripts,...
Suspended publication Apr. 1913- Aug. 1914
Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch
Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 135. 1747. Three works on prayer with interlinear translation and marginal notes in Ottoman Turkish. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Prayer--Islam--Early works to 1800, Salat--Early works to 1800, Prayer--Islam, Salat, Manuscripts,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Firdawsī فردوسي
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis O 53. 1592. Complete, illustrated copy of the Shāhnāmah with 21 miniatures; no rubrications between f. 197v-373v. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Epic poetry, Persian--Early works to 1800, Persian poetry--747-1500, Illumination of books and...
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 36. Padua or Venice, Italy, Circa 1260-1280. This Italian Bible was probably produced in either Padua or Venice in the second half of the thirteenth century. It features a classic Italian rotunda script, while the stylistic traits visible in the miniatures, such as the green flesh tones and highlighting of the drapery of the figures in the historiated initials, link this Bible to those produced by the renowned Italian scribe Giovanni da Gaibana of Padua at...
Topics: 13th century, Italian, Italy
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Special Collections
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Lehigh University, Lehigh University, Special Collections, Lehigh Codex 18. Lyon?, France, First quarter 16th century. This Book of Hours of the Use of Rome was produced in France, likely in Lyon, in the second decade of the sixteenth century. The miniatures are similar in style to those of the Master of the Entry of Francis I, named after a manuscript now in Wolfebüttel (Cod. Guelf. 86.4 Extrav.). The calendar (fols. 1r-12v) is illustrated with twenty-four bas-de-page vignettes showing the...
Topics: 16th century, France, French
Penn Graduate Program In Historical Preservation
by Frankel, Catherine Schafer
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Thesis (M.S. in Historic Preservation) -- Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 1990
Topics: Penn theses, Historic preservation
Penn Graduate Program In Historical Preservation
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Thesis (M.S. in Historic Preservation) -- University of Pennsylvania, 1995
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Topics: Penn theses, Historic preservation
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Bryn Mawr College Library
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Bryn Mawr College Library, MS 15. Italy, Third quarter 15th century. This is an Italian manuscript from the third quarter of the fifteenth century, which contains Paulus Orosius' Historiae adversus paganos.
Topics: 15th century, Italy, Humanistic
Pennsylvania Germans
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Published also as the author's inaugural dissertation, Marburg, 1909
Topics: German language, German language
Title from cover
Topics: Genealogy, Pennsylvania Dutch
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Haverford College, Quaker and Special Collections, Rendel Harris 38. 1800. Arabic-Syriac glossary divided by topic. Each entry consists of an Arabic word, its Syriac equivalent and the transliteration of the Syriac into Arabic letters. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Syriac language--Dictionaries--Arabic, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, Syriac, Manuscripts, 19th...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 1893.. 1818. Short treatise on artillery containing an introduction, three topics, and a conclusion (f. 2r). Contains eight diagrams (f. 4r, 5r, 7v, 10r, 11v, 12r, 13r, 21v) and two tables (f. 14v, 19v); composition dates given in fractions (f. 2v and 21r). Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Artillery--History, Manuscripts, Arabic--19th century, Codices (bound manuscripts), Diagrams,...
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by John XXI, Pope, -1277
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 236. Italy, 1450. Medical miscellany with almost the first half of the volume devoted to a copy of Thesaurus pauperum, a compilation of remedies for a variety of diseases frequently attributed to Petrus Hispanus, later Pope John XXI. The remainder includes a work by Arnaldus de Villanova, a partial copy of a work by Johannes de Rupescissa, a work attributed to Ramon Llull, and several other unattributed collections of...
Topics: Medicine--Early works to 1800 Codices 15th century, Medicine--Formulae, receipts,...
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, LJS 456. Andalusia?, 1394. Popular treatise presented as a letter from Aristotle to Alexander the Great on statecraft, astronomy, astrology, magic, and medicine. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Education of princes--Early works to 1800 Codices, Kings and rulers--Duties--Early works to 1800...
Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis
by Free Library of Philadelphia
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Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 37. Italy, Possibly made in Genoa or Naples; circa 1260-1280. This manuscript is a large Latin Bible with prologues and the Interpretationes Hebraicorum nominum. It was written in Italy in rotunda script between approximately 1260 and 1280, but the historiated and illuminated initials from the beginning of the Old Testament through the wisdom writings are by a French illuminator. An Italian illuminator is responsible for the decoration in the rest of the...
Topics: Bible, 13th century, French
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Codex 2009. 1650. Small collection of poetry written on a long, narrow notebook bound along the top (safīnah style) chiefly in Ottoman Turkish with some Arabic and Persian; a number of pages are blank. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: Turkish poetry, Persian poetry, Arabic poetry, Manuscripts, Arabic, Manuscripts, Persian,...
Manuscripts of the Muslim World
by Sharīf al-Raḍī, Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn, 969 or 970-1016 شريف الرضي، محمد بن الحسين،
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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, CAJS Rar Ms 140. 1659. A collection of the sayings of the Imam ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib. Three sections: 1) Sermons and sayings 2) writings and epistles 3) wise sayings and admonitions. Accompanied by copious marginal and interlinear notes. Closes with a metrical prayer by ʻAlī. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib,--Caliph,--approximately 600-661--Hadith, ʻAlī ibn Abī...